To invest in a diversified portfolio of investments, primarily equities and equity-related investments, of companies which are based in, or derive a significant proportion of their revenues from the Asia Pacific region. The portfolio is diversified across a number of industries and a number of countries in that region. The portfolio may include government, quasi-government, corporate and high yield bonds and preferred shares.
Management fee is charged at 0.75% p.a. of the net assets of the Company, reducing to 0.70% p.a. on net assets between GBP250m and GBP750m and reducing further to 0.65% for assets above GBP750m. Contract terminable on 12 months notice. The performance fee is 10% of any outperformance of the NAV over an annual hurdle, being 107% of the NAV at the end of the previous calculation period.
It is expected that interim dividends on the ordinary shares of Company will be declared in respect of the quarters ended 30 November, 28 February, 31 May and 31 August in January, April/May, July and October/November each year.